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  • Young-Min YunDept. of Information Sociology Hanyang University, ERICA Campus
  • 1. Mobile and Instant Response  Changes in Media Environment  Web  APP (Mobile)  Mass Media  Social Media Demand for mobile optimization Culture of instant response Conversational culture
  • 2. Demand for Mobile Optimization 
  • 3. Social Media & SNS  Mass media, personal media vs. Social Media  Minimal cost of publication  Participation of many users Wikipedia: “a blending of technology and social interaction for the co-creation of value”  “Co-creation” of “values” Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, YouT ube, Craiglist, Flicker, blogs….
  • 4. Key Element of SNS Culture “Zuckerberg says Facbook and other forces on the Internet nowcreate sufficient transparency for gift economies to operate at a large scale (Kirkpatrick, 2010).”
  • Potlatch, a gift economy 
  • Gift (Marcel Mauss, 1950)  Essence of the gift economy: to give, to receive, and to reciprocate is obligatory. Potlatch, kula Academian tradition of knowledge sharing since Newton Open-source software, Online collective intelligence: Wikipedia, blogs, Facebook, twitter Gift might become poison. Gift economy might end up with conpicuous consumption.
  • 5. Questions 1) Professor as a role model for students?2) Intimate relationship between instructor and students?3) Is learning community possible?4) To invite professionals or real-world workers to class as mentors?5) Should college classes remain the same institution of knowledge delivery when knowledge is available at one‟s fingertips?6) How to blend offline class and online activities?
  • 6. Education & Learning  Education?: „delivery of knowledge‟ vs. „co-creation of knowledge and enlightment‟ Social learning everywhere: observation and imitation, information sharing, collaboration, or co-creation is common.
  • 7. Observation and Imitation  Personal profile wall posting of instructor oberservation of mentors  How to listen on the Facebook  How to live
  • 8. Dialogue online  Non-real-time dialogue in the class group online Real-time dialogue in the class group online Open dialogue on Facebook page Training of dialogue: Thinking together (vs. debate, discussion)
  • 9. Teamwork practice  Eight-week training
  • 10. Reflection  Why I took this class, what I expected, and what I learned, did, and felt in the class
  • 10. Tips for Success 1) Time management: The toughest challege of Facebook-based teaching is handling of time pressure both for instructor and students2) To give the top priority to Faceook activities (in terms of attention and evaluation)3) To keep tight communication through Facebook between instructor and students4) To set role of students in the class at an appropriate level5) To maintain appropriate relationship between instructor and students  Without fair distribution of time and attention, conflict may occur.
  • To Priotize Time Allocation(example)Activity Time per priority note weekplanning/preparationOffline lecture 6 3 2 1  Three creditsOffline meeting .5 3Activities in class group 3 6 Q&A, online discusstiononlineHelp team projects .5 9Mangement of mentoring 1 10Comments on homework 2 5 30 stduents; 10 min./person/one time; Five timesevaluation 2/3 4 30 students, two times, 20 min./personProfile managment 1 7Visiting profile walls of 1 11 Twenty mentorsmentorsVisiting profile walls of 1/2 8studentsTotal 19 Hours 10 One course min.
  • Q&A 